ASSOCIATE JUSTICE WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS - STAMP(S) SIGNED - HFSID 225675
WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS The justice signs a block of four 4¢ Charles Evans Hughes stamps Stamps signed: "Wm O Douglas" in purple felt tip, 2x4. Plate Block of four 4¢ Charles Evans Hughes stamps signed at lower margin.
Sale Price $238.00
WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS The justice signs a block of four 4¢ Charles Evans Hughes stamps Stamps signed: "Wm O Douglas" in purple felt tip, 2x4. Plate Block of four 4¢ Charles Evans Hughes stamps signed at lower margin. William Orville Douglas (1898-1980) served as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1937 to 1939, during which time President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him Associate Justice of the Supreme Court to succeed Louis D. Brandeis. Justice Douglas's service on the Court totaled 36 years and seven months, longer than any other justice up until that point. He retired in November 1975 and died five years later at the age of 81. He was strongly libertarian in his opinions, distrustful of establishments of all types, and considered himself a voice for the voiceless and powerless. Perforation touches the "D" of Douglas. Otherwise, fine condition.
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